Signet ring cell carcinoma

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Caption = Gastric signet ring cell carcinoma. H&E stain.
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Signet ring cell carcinoma is an epilethial malignancy characterized by the histologic appearance of signet ring cells.

It is a form of adenocarcinoma.cite journal |author=el-Zimaity HM, Itani K, Graham DY |title=Early diagnosis of signet ring cell carcinoma of the stomach: role of the Genta stain |journal=J. Clin. Pathol. |volume=50 |issue=10 |pages=867–8 |year=1997 |month=October |pmid=9462273 |pmc=500272 |doi= |url=http://jcp.bmj.com/cgi/pmidlookup?view=long&pmid=9462273]

Histologic appearance

Signet ring cells resemble signet rings.

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